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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
Though we may take them for granted, doorways impinge on our lives in many ways. Their powers are even richer and more varied than those of the wall. They can change the ways we behave, and alter how we see our surroundings. They challenge us and protect our territories. They punctuate our experiences as we move from place to place. They set the geometry... more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 56.00
This dictionary provides a vocabulary that allows the architecture discourse to go beyond the declaration of constructive relationships or the description of architectonic forms in familiar terms like ?roof,? ?base,? ?wall,? and ?axis? or ?proportion?. The point is to describe the experience of architecture: how exactly does it contribute... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 49.95
This book is about the design of the facade of 51 of America's most extravagant early skyscrapers. Included are the biographies of noted architects and the aristocrats who financed America's first skyscrapers. This book discusses the influences of European aesthetic values in America--and scandals, rogues and class distinctions. Interpretations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Exploring the design of innovative building enclosure systems (or skins) in contemporary architecture and their precedents in earlier twentieth century modern architecture, this book examines the tectonics, the history and the influence of translucency as a defining characteristic in architecture. Highly illustrated throughout with drawings and full... more...
- Franzis Verlag 2009; US$ 9.13
Sie wollen Geld sparen und die Pflasterarbeiten am Haus und im Garten selbst vornehmen? Dann haben Sie mit diesem Buch den perfekten Praxisratgeber. Ihre Terrasse oder Ihren Gartenweg können Sie mit etwas handwerklichem Geschick und dem üblichen Handwerkszeug selbst pflastern. more...
- Allworth Press 2012; US$ 19.95
Concrete that is light and translucent, fabric that responds to its environment by lighting up, tiles that can be moved from place to place at will?these are just a few of the updated entries you?ll find in The Interior Design Directory . The book is divided into four parts, opening with a section on classic, composite materials including wood and... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78
After the devastation of 1666, the Church of England in the City of London was given fifty-one new buildings, in addition to the twenty-four that had survived the Great Fire. During the next 100 years others were built in the two cities of London and Westminster, most with a crypt as spacious as the church above. This book relates the amazing stories... more...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 49.00
Dieses Buch zeigt die Prinzipien des Fassadenaufbaus auf. Die wichtigsten Typen wie Pfosten-Riegel-Fassade, Vorhangfassade, Elementfassade, Doppel- und Komponentenfassade werden vorgestellt und ihre Anforderungen an Entwurf und Konstruktion verdeutlicht. Zeichnungen erläutern die Prinzipien der einzelnen Fassadentypen und veranschaulichen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Providing hands on advice for the conservator, Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration is a unique and valuable guide. Topics covered offer practical guidance on conservation and restoration techniques including the problems of manufacture, cleaning, replacement or repair and mortars. Techniques are illustrated by comprehensive case studies,... more...